Omaha Police say 12-year-old boy was the gunman in shooting

A 15-year-old was also arrested in connection with the incident.
Two boys were arrested in the investigation into an Omaha shooting.
Published: Sep. 20, 2023 at 8:15 AM CDT
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Omaha Police have arrested two boys for a shooting Monday morning.

A 15-year-old boy was booked at the Douglas County Youth Center for robbery and criminal impersonation. A 12-year-old boy was booked for robbery, felony assault, use of a weapon to commit a felony, possession of a weapon by a juvenile, and possession of a stolen firearm.

The boys were taken into custody as persons of interest within a few hours and booked Monday evening. Their arrests were revealed in a news release Wednesday morning.

The victim, a 20-year-old woman, told police that she was shot just before 10 a.m. Monday in a parking lot at 73rd and Corby streets. She said to males confronted her and demanded money before she was shot.

She was treated for a wound not considered life threatening.